Nick Orders Pilot for Monsters vs. Aliens Series

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg revealed that Nickelodeon has ordered a TV pilot based on the recent hit movie Monsters vs. Aliens. The news, which Katzenberg revealed at ... Continue Reading →

Lincoln Butterfield’s RIP, M.D. to Debut as Comic

Animation studio Lincoln Butterfield will debut its RIP, M.D. animated TV property as a series of graphic novels to be published by Fantagraphics. Created by Mitch Schauser, RIP, M.D. ... Continue Reading →

Log Jam Gets Aardman as Sales Partner

Aardman Rights has signed on to distribute Log Jam, a series of short films from Studio Baestarts. Beastarts has set up deals for Log Jam with Nick for multiple territories and with ... Continue Reading →

MySpace Animates Eminem for Family Guy Promos

MySpace Music has made its biggest push for a single artist to date, taking its efforts to hype the new album from Eminem online, with live events and an animated appearance on TV. The ... Continue Reading →

A Bug’s Life Crawls onto Blu-ray

A Bug’s Life, the second CG-animated feature from Pixar after the 1995 debut of Toy Story, arrives in high-def Blu-ray this week. The Blu-ray edition of the film includes several ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Solicits Entries for SIGGRAPH Showcase

Software company Autodesk has put a call for entries for the Best of the Best Animation Show Reel it will showcase at this year’s SIGGRAPH. The reel will be shown at Autodesk’s ... Continue Reading →

Ponyo to Close L.A. Film Fest

The English-language premiere of Hayao Miyazaki’s animated Ponyo will be the closing film of this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival. The film, inspired by the Hans Christian ... Continue Reading →

Student Oscars Pick Three Animated Winners

Twelve student films, including three animated ones, have been named winners in the 36th annual Student Academy Awards. The animated winners are: ‘ Kites, Jed Henry, Brigham ... Continue Reading →

Gervais to Animate Podcasts for HBO

Original Office mate Ricky Gervais is getting animated, with HBO ordering 13 episodes of a new cartoon series based on the actor’s popular series of podcasts. According to Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Fox, Aniboom Seek Holiday Special Ideas

The Fox TV network and virtual animation studio Aniboom are looking for some holiday cheer as they announce a contest seeking the next classic animated holiday special. The contest ... Continue Reading →